Jan 16, 2013 3:00pm PST
't use that in talking to a reporter because the humor that was done on the barack obama campaign's tumbler and all of those things, i loved it. >> but it could be off message. you go through these intense campaign, you've got thousands of e-mails then you unplugged no internet for a week. what did youern from that experience, harper? >> i set out -- i realized i was addicted to e-mail. i think we all tra v that. i was at dinner with my wife and i was like "just a second." >> what are you talking about? i don't know what you mean! >> so i realized that we went from getting thousands of e-mails to suddenly like ten and it was a little bit -- i think there's a lot of ego in technology and so it's a little bit like i was like aren't i important? what happened? what happened? >> so you decided to opt out? >> i wanted to just put a distance between that part of my life and what was coming up next because i figured it's going to ramp up again but i wanted to have this tiny bit of time where i could just read. >> tell our viewers what was the best thing you read when you unplugged? >> i
Jan 15, 2013 5:00pm PST
from the bay area contingent headed to president obama's inauguration. >>> the key business issues local leaders plan to address. >> i'm tracking the weather. we have more cool weather to talk about. we have warmups and big waves headed our way. i'll let you know when they get here. >>> we're just days away from the swearing in of president obama as he begins his second term. thousands will attend the celebration. as ken pritchett reports, local dignitaries will be there as well. >> reporter: as the preparations are underway in washington for the inauguration and swearing in of president obama, there are leaders in the east bay preparing to be there. >> i'm looking forward to being a part of that. >> reporter: bill clarkson will join four other trivalley mayors at the inauguration. >> i think it's going to be a different experience. but it's still part of history. >> reporter: he remembers a sea of people, more than a million by several estimates. >> i believe it's an opportunity where people do get together and have a common bond regardless of where you're coming from politically.
Jan 16, 2013 7:00am PST
during lighter is not flying any time soon. last planning on having to talk? we will check on current conditions in the sierra and have deals for you if you want to know about it. at 845 president obama will announce his plans on what the government can do to curb gun violence. we watch the proposal here on the kron4 morning news. (male announcer) live from the bay area here is your kron 4 news >> it is called the boeing streamliners 787 and so far it has been quite a nightmare. so much so that two japanese airlines have grounded that aircraft george >> georgia is following the traffic here this morning. and president obama will unveil his plan for curbing gun violence across america this morning. it is a cool morning and that is the headline here. first on the george with a hot spot. >> as a we have a for a couple of slow downs on 880 in the southbound direction. it was a motorcycle accident after another crash it happened earlier this morning at stevenson. for the second day in a row we're looking at backups coming out of san leandro and the southbound direction. 44 to 46 minutes ar